Sexual Morality in Ancient Rome

Sexual Morality in Ancient Rome

by Rebecca Langlands
     
 

A 2006 study of Roman sexuality and sexual ethics focusing on the crucial and unsettled concept of pudicitia.See more details below

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A 2006 study of Roman sexuality and sexual ethics focusing on the crucial and unsettled concept of pudicitia.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521859431
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/31/2006
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Sexual virtue on display: the cults of pudicitia and honours for women; 2. Traditional narratives and Livy's Roman history; 3. Valerius Maximus: the complexities of past as paradigm; 4. Subversive genres: testing the limits of pudicitia; 5. Declamation: what part of 'no' do you understand?; 6. Sexual virtue on display II: oratory and the speeches of Cicero; 7. Imperial narrative, imperial interventions.

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